Marathon//Max is a 2nd-person shooter based on the Marathon series by Bungie and running on the MAX-FX engine. Gameplay involves team-based deathmatch with bots. The game strives to be as faithful to the Marathon games as possible, while introducing a new generation of gamers to a forgotten and under-rated franchise. Also, you can blow crap up with rocket launchers, so there's a little something for everybody here.

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After about 6 combined months of development, Marathon//Max is ready for a first release. 1.0 has been pared down to deathmatch arenas only, but offers 5 arenas, each with 5 difficulties to choose from.

NOTE: Please do read the readme. It goes over common crashes and other issues and how you can fix them.

This is not a traditional Max Payne 2 mod file release, since the Max Payne 2 mod system doesn't allow for all the weapons and other goodies packed into Marathon//Max. As such, the game has its own installer, which checks for retail or Steam installations of Max Payne 2 before releasing its hot sticky goodness into your PC.

Marathon//Max (Version 3)

Marathon//Max (Version 3)

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The 3rd and final version of Marathon//Max. This is a full, standalone download with all-new updates included. Texture resolution must be set to HIGH...

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Guest Aug 21 2014 says:

Wishing for you developers that you'll going to have update like:
Single Player/Mission
more maps..
but please don't make the system requirements get higher
i've got an old machine for this game..

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PayneStudios Jan 6 2015 replied:

A Multiplayer is not possible with Max Payne 2 Engine.

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Sadelis Feb 22 2010 says:

this has probably already been said, but can you release a zipped or rar'd version aswell? I'm running MP2 on an intel mac through an emu of sorts, and it cant detect the install of MP2, let alone run the mod installer itself.

which as you can understand is pretty sucky, cause this mod looks pretty sweet.

well, in the meantime i'll just boot up dosbox and play the original, i guess.

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eayockey Mar 16 2010 replied:

@Sadelis The installer runs a registry check to look for a retail or steam install of Max Payne 2. If you're running a Windows installation (emulated or otherwise), the installer should pick up on your install.

A zip/rar release would have no such check for a Max Payne 2 install, and since the game itself doesn't require MP2 to run, the check is necessary since the game uses the MAX-FX engine for free.

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abbasfreeman Oct 23 2009 says:

hello and nice work guys !

i have question please help me :

i try to send my level in maxed and test it but when i choose "Localhost" as GIS Server IP , This error appear : "couldn't connect to server 'localhost' at port 10000" what that mean ?! please help me

Thanks and sorry about my bad English

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CaptainCommando Aug 3 2009 says:

good :) but add single player

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eayockey Creator
eayockey Jul 22 2009 says:

> when i tumble and looking at a player or something else
> the helmet is gone from the player for a few second.

Haven't seen this happen myself - have you tried running the game on all HIGH settings? (In the launcher, click Options, then 'high' in the lower left)

> the rounds seem a little short is there a way to change
> them to desired amount

The round timers are set in the level files, each of which are at least 30 megs - copying the levels with different timers isn't difficult on my end, but it means that for every time option I add, it adds at least 150 mb to the filesize. Sorry :<

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ACEBL33D Jul 19 2009 says:

i like this mod but it has 2 problems

1. when i tumble and looking at a player or something else
the helmet is gone from the player for a few second.

2. the rounds seem a little short is there a way to change
them to desired amount

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eayockey Creator
eayockey Jul 12 2009 says:

Thanks for the comments :>

wastedjamacan: Playas be hatin'. Thanks for the support!

Update coming soon to tweak the combat.

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wastedjamacan Jul 12 2009 says:

I downloaded max payne just for this, against ryoko's advice.

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